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Four Stories I Cannot Write

In Poetry on September 14, 2009 at 7:19 pm

“Perhaps instead of a book I could write lists of words, in alphabetical order, an avalanche of isolated words which expresses the truth I still do not know” – Italo Calvino

albumen
before
child
grit
secretly
shame

august
blood
carnival
deafen
vaporetto
wonder

gospel
grandfather
later
moonshine
tongues
viper

condense
orgasm
slicks
stacked
theory
unmade

Kirsty Logan lives in Glasgow with her girlfriend and the rain. Her writing is in print or upcoming in Word Riot, Polluto, Neon, Pank, Wigleaf, Salome, Likestarlings, Moondance, and others. She is a part-time Creative Writing MLitt student and a part-time waitress in a tea shop – the latter just paying for the former. She can be found at kirstylogan.com.

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